Planet Kansas News

Voice of the Kansas Sierra Club

Bill in Congress would exempt wholesale burning of the Flint Hills from the Clean Air Act

Flint Hills Burning Proposed for Clean Air Act Exemption By Craig Volland The wholesale annual burning of rangeland in the Flint Hills is causing exceedances of the ozone smog air quality standard in the major urban areas of Kansas. This is becoming an even more serious problem becaus
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Kansas Chapter criticizes US Fish & Wildlife conservation plan, blasts environmental assessment

ChapterLetterToUSWildlifeService Supporting info below: Research from the University of Kansas Major Negative Impacts of Early Intensive Cattle Stocking on Tallgrass Prairie Prairie Chicken Habitat Being Lost http://cjonline.com/stories/070608/kan_300499663.shtml Birds declining in Fl
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Knighton

The Sierra Club, of which I’ve been a member for many years, is somewhat of a microcosm of today’s society as a whole in its divisiveness over issues regarding energy.  Let me explain.  I have been unable to get published my observations on energy policy from both the “conventional” n
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Smoke Blamed For 11-Car Pileup On Kansas Turnpike

Smoke is being blamed for an 11-car accident on the Kansas Turnpike near north El Dorado Thursday. The accident happened when motorists drove into smoke traveling on the roadway near mile marker 76 and collied when visibility was reduced, according to the Kansas Turnpike Authority. RE
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The Kansas City Star reported that motorists were involved in a chain reaction crash because heavy smoke obscured the cars in front of them.

The Kansas City Star reported that motorists were involved in a chain reaction crash because heavy smoke obscured the cars in front of them.  Four people suffered non-life threatening injuries. Smoke is being blamed for an 11-car accident on the Kansas Turnpike near north El Dorado Th
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